Once in a while you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and traffic. There are also spammers that leave links to questionable websites as comments to site articles. This kind of things could drastically undermine your hard work, since nobody likes to visit a site with hundreds of fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the server on which your Internet site is hosted, which could result in the site not working correctly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IPs that generate the fake traffic, as a way to make sure that the visits to your site are real.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

Our web hosting plans feature an IP blocking tool, so in case you would like to restrict the access to your sites, you will be able to do so with simply a few clicks. The tool is part of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all accounts and that's a breeze to use. As soon as you log in and navigate to the IP blocking section, you'll just have to select a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and enter the IP address which should be blocked. Our system will allow you to block whole networks too, so if you type in 123.123.123., for instance, this'll block all IP addresses between and from accessing your sites. If you would like to whitelist an IP at some point, you may unblock it with a click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with us and you would like to block one or numerous IP addresses at some point, you can leverage the easy-to-use blocking tool, that we've provided with our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With just several mouse clicks, you shall be able to block individual IPs or whole ranges, if needed. All you will have to do is select any of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, choose if the blocking needs to be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder that is part of the website, and then enter the IP address that you would like to block. For an IP range, you just have to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address with regards to the size of the network you want to block. All the addresses you have restricted will be listed within the exact same section and if you want to whitelist any one of them, you'll be able to do it with only a click whenever you want.